ALAMOSA METAR SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

ALAMOSA METAR-ALAMOSA CO
37.46N 105.87W ELEV. 7620 FT
925 AM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

DATE             TUE 10/21/14            WED 10/22/14            THU 10/23/14
MDT 3HRLY     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18
UTC 3HRLY     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00

MAX/MIN                      65          36          63          30          65
TEMP                   59 65 60 51 46 42 36 44 57 63 60 51 43 36 30 40 56 65 61
DEWPT                  38 36 38 38 38 37 35 37 36 32 32 32 31 29 28 32 31 28 27
MIN/MAX RH                   35          96          31          92          24
RH                     45 34 44 61 73 82 96 76 45 31 35 48 62 75 92 73 38 25 27
WIND DIR                S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  W SW SW  W SW SW SW SE SW SW  S
WIND SPD                5  9 10 12  2  4  2  1  2  4  4  2  2  2  2  1  2  4  3
CLOUDS                 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW FW FW CL FW
POP 12HR                     20          30          10          10           0
RAIN SHWRS                IS IS SC SC IS
TSTMS                     IS IS
LAL                     1  2  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1
HAINES                  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2
15K WIND DIR           SW SW  W SW  W  W  W  W NW  W SW  W  W  W NW NW  W  W NW
15K WIND SPD           10 10  5  9 13 14 12 13 17 19  8  8 14 19 21 19 19 21 21
MIX HGT                 6  8  7  2  1  1 <1  1  7  9  8  2 <1 <1 <1 <1  3  6  5
T WIND DIR             SW  S  S  S  W  S  S  S  W  W  W  S  S  S  S SE SW  W  W
T WIND SPD             10 11 10 18  6  1  3  2 10 11  6  1  1  2  3  2  4 11  6
SMOKE DISP             FR GD GD PR PR PR PR PR FR GD FR PR PR PR PR PR PR FR PR
CRTCL FWX POT           U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE               FRI 10/24/14  SAT 10/25/14  SUN 10/26/14  MON 10/27/14
MDT 6HRLY     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MIN/MAX            29    69      30    68      33    63      30    58
TEMP          41   29 57 62 43   30 59 61 42   33 54 54 39   30 48 51
DEWPT         30   27 31 27 28   24 29 28 29   29 30 27 28   26 25 24
PWIND DIR           S    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW      SW    SW
WIND CHAR         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    CL   CL CL CL FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC
POP 12HR            0     0       0     5       5     5       5     5

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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